Kiki on The River

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$30 and under
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Greek
Refined Greek Restaurant Introduces Modern Spin on Old World, Traditional Greek Cuisine, In a Whimsical Waterfront Garden Setting.


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ES
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

very nice place. dined on a Thursday knowing it wasnt going to be too crazy busy. Very nice evening

Kiki on The River
Responded 2 days ago

So happy you enjoyed us and hope to have you back soon : )

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There was valet across the street so that made it easy to not have to look for parking. Food is delicious and view is very nice too!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been several times and always love coming back

Kiki on The River
Responded on January 15, 2020

Thank-you! Hope to have you back soon! Sincerely, Kiki on the River

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

I went to this place in December and I really LOVE IT the place, decoration, service and food was amazing, so I decided to go again for a special occasion last week and I really feel disappointing, the quality of the food was much less than I had the first time.
The menu had been change, and the taste was nothing special and very overpriced.

J
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

If you are going for fun and atmosphere, Kiki is an Aplus!!
The food was fair at most and way overpriced for the portion size!!

OT
Orlando
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

It was amazing

MM
Montreal
7 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the ambiance, service was exceptional and the food was high quality. Definitely a repeat.

Kiki on The River
Responded on December 4, 2019

Hope to have you back soon!

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a
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Overall very good thanksgiving dinner plate. Server forgot to serve our appetizer - more focused on serving the turkey which came out 15 minutes after we sat down. Somewhat rushed meal but great ambience.

JC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2019
Overall3food1service3ambience5

I love this place for the ambiance - the decor, the vibe, the atmosphere but I have now had two disappointing experiences with the food. The first time the grilled octopus had an unexpected fishy taste, and this time around the chicken smelled and had a terrible taste. Both were inedible. The staff was very gracious about it, and it’s unfortunate when this happens but I am unsure I will be frequenting again.

RS
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing restaurant and outstanding service! Would recommend and can't wait to go back!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great table, great food and the server was very nice. I will definitely be back!

OT
Montreal
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We from out of state
And I got to say
It’s one of the best tuna tartare I ever had!
Service is quick and the ambiance is amazing

Kiki on The River
Responded on November 13, 2019

5 stars WOW we are honored you enjoyed! Be sure to stop by next time you are in town for more fresh tuna tartare :)

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OT
Miami
21 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice place for having late lunch, nice view, a little noisy for lunch time

Kiki on The River
Responded on November 13, 2019

We are so happy you enjoyed us! Hope to have you back soon, for more views or the river, and fun!

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MR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience5

Service slow. Food quality inconsistent but they made good on it and ambience was fun. Worth going for the experience

Kiki on The River
Responded on November 13, 2019

Michele, We are sadden to hear your experience with us was 2 star, please email spiros@kikimiami to better assist you. Hope to hear from you soon!

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excelente lugar! Hermoso ambiente y buena atención. La comida quizá un poco cara pero lo compensa el resto. Volveremos!

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AA
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome view. Amazing food. Great atmosphere. No AC is tge only negative

Kiki on The River
Responded on November 13, 2019

5 stars WOW, thank-you! We actually do have AC both inside and outside on our terrace, we hope you come back soon to cool off.

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DD
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food4service2ambience4

Good in general with mediocre service.

J
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Last Friday was my first time and was awesome. Enjoy with my husband a lot. Definitely have to come back soon. Thanks

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience5

Way over priced for small portions and mediocre food.
Ambiance not worth the price.
Milos much better value and portions
And a forced 21% service charge to top it all off!

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 30, 2019

We apologize the food value/pricing was not up to your standards. May we ask what you ordered? We appreciate reviews as we are always looking for feedback for guest experience.

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JP
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We Love KiKi on The River, every time we visit Miami we make sure we make time to have dinner there at least one night of the week. The atmosphere and food are great.

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 30, 2019

5 Starts WOW we love this and hope to have you back soon!

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BN
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall2food4service2ambience4

While the food was very good and the setting picturesque the constant smell of diesel fuel was a show stopper.

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 30, 2019

We apologize for the diesel smell as it is out of our control being on the river and having space so boats can dock. Typically it is not strong enough to disrupt guest experience. Hope to have you back and we appreciate the feedback :)

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Bday celebration

SE
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Anniversary

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 16, 2019

Happy Anniversary, hope it was extra special. Thank-you for thinking of us for such a memorable occasion!

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OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great ATTENTION

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 16, 2019

Thank you!

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JC
Miami
40 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food and ambience are excellent. Service some waht slow and not detailed oriented for this level of pricing.

M
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s very loud, but pretty with great food.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience1

This place is basically a bar with a full menu. You eat literally on the dance floor with a music that is so loud you can’t even talk. They could at least have an eating area with a lower music background. The food is Ok. Overall experience was not good for my party.

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 9, 2019

We are a fully functional Greek restaurant. On Friday-Sundays we do have a DJ and a great dinner party. Guests are seated inside main dining room or outside terrace depending on preference.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience5

Food is awful but fun place.

r
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience4

If you want to enjoy your meal go for lunch. Dinner is not enjoyable as it’s a bar seen with
Drunk individuals

P
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Bad food, totally overpriced... (the only greek thing is tsaziki which they add to everything LOL)
Double charge in our credit cards... really bad experience
I do NOT recommend it
MUCH better seaspice next door

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 2, 2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review us & apologize you had a bad experience was your cc charge reversed?

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OT
Miami
19 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience5

I've been here several times over the last few years.. The food is always very tasty, and the three course lunch is a good choice! Lots of food, beautiful afternoon sitting outside on the Miami River.. But the service was not good at all.. We had to ask for bread, long after we ordered lunch.. And then we had to ask for water several times. They weren't friendly at all, nor did they care about taking care of of us! We were the only table with our waiter, but he couldn't care less. Then the restaurant actually added the gratuity! That was nerve! Overall, lunch was nice enough because of the food and the views of the river, but the attitude would keep me from returning.

Kiki on The River
Responded on October 2, 2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review us, service is our upmost importance we want all guests to feel special and taken care of. We fell short, if you could please email spiros@kikimiami we would love to correct this. Sincerely,

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JC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience1

we were seated by the river and then a boat parked and that was our view horrible no one was interested to move us.
then we finally moved and the fan was blowing at our faces and once again no one was interested to fix the problem.
The Service was horrible
Not going back

Kiki on The River
Responded on December 11, 2019

Hi Joe, We appreciate you taking the time to review us! The terrace is a very popular spot, a main reason being the ambiance, views, and being able to dock. We have 150 ft of dock space so we do need to honor that. Once you were unhappy with seating I'm glad we were able to make other arrangements, it seems like you were not happy for that seating as well. Our sincerest apologizes!

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e
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stunning, exciting, delicious and inspiring. One of the best dining experiences I’ve ever had.

Kiki on The River
Responded on September 25, 2019

Wow five stars we are honored! Hope to have you back soon! Sincerely,

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d
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience4

Terrible service, not accomodating at all. food sucked. good ambiance, but thats about it. overpriced

Kiki on The River
Responded on September 25, 2019

Hi Danielle, We are sadden to hear about your dining experience, do you mind sharing with us what you ordered we are looking into this matter most urgently! Sincerely,

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall1food2service4ambience3

Food fresh, prepapation mediocre, table services good, management services poor, overpriced

Kiki on The River
Responded on September 18, 2019

Good afternoon, We pride ourselves on service and it seems we fell short, can you please let us know what happened and we will look into this matter most urgently! Sincerely, Kiki on the River

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DW
Miami
32 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal...amazing staff, drinks and ambiance!

Kiki on The River
Responded on September 11, 2019

Wow 5 stars we are honored!

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J
Miami
49 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Bad food
Horrible music
Loud music
Nasty crowd

OT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Manuel is the best waiter ever. He made our family lunch something else. He suggestions were on point.

Kiki on The River
Responded on August 28, 2019

So happy you and your family enjoyed your lunch gathering! Till next time :)

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OT
Nashville
8 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall2food3service2ambience5

While visiting Miami on a girl’s trip we visited Kiki on a recommendation. Upon arrival, we were impressed. DJ’d music, fun location and crowd. We started with cocktails and thought that we would take our time and enjoy the evening. Kiki’s has other plans. We were rushed through ordering and told if we didn’t order everything an once, we would have a significant wait because the kitchen was busy. We were coerced into ordering a $175 fish “for the table” We attempted to order some apps and sides, but were told “we didn’t need that”. Everything came out within 10 min. We ordered wine and dessert. We had to track down one of our 3 waiters with every request. Our glasses were empty most of the meal. We tried to order a round of shots and were told “you don’t need those”. We were by no means drunk or belligerent. We were spending money and not just drinking water and having salad. We found them offensive and rude and felt age discriminated against. Not ok since our final bill was $752.

Kiki on The River
Responded on August 28, 2019

We apologize your experience was poor, thank you for taking the time to review. The fish is market price but never that pricy, please send me your receipt. It seems that our standard of service was far below par, we are looking into this.

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OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

After half an hour the waiters was pushing me to ask everything... no time to enjoy, even with the restaurant empty!

AC bringing free water! In the head.

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